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The cost of student housing has soared in Germany, thereby putting a real dampner on the market, according to a recent study by Potsdam-based Moses Mendelssohn Institut (MMI) on behalf of developer GBI. more

Oct 18, 2017 10:00 AM Markets

German housing construction

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The biggest obstacle to the provision of more affordable new housing in Germany's biggest cities is the lack of suitable sites and a flawed building regulatory framework, according to the country's Federal Institute for Research on Building, Urban... more

Oct 16, 2017 10:00 AM Markets

Volker Ottenströer - Wüest Partner Deutschland

Wüest Partner Deutschland

Many Northern German B cities are offering a better risk-return profile than their more established counterpart, Hamburg, due to stellar growth in both capital values and rents, according to a study published this month by Wüest Partner Deutschland. more

Oct 11, 2017 10:00 AM Markets

5% Yield

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For the third year in a row market researchers BulwienGesa teamed up with building consultancy group Drees und Sommer in the convivial surroundings of lawyers Beiten Burkhardt in Frankfurt to see where real estate investors would be most likely to... more

Oct 2, 2017 10:00 AM Markets

Henri Vuong - INREV


The All German Vehicles Index delivered returns of 1.2% over the first quarter of 2017, according to data provided by INREV, the European Association for Investors in Non-listed Real Estate Vehicles. more

Sep 29, 2017 10:15 AM Markets


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Germany’s much-maligned Mietpreisbremse, or rental price brake law, is unlikely to survive Germany’s still to be determined new coalition government in its present form, real estate experts have told REFIRE, in light of the tumultuous federal... more

Sep 27, 2017 10:00 AM Markets

Sandra Ludwig - JLL

Jones Lang LaSalle

The transaction volume for German retail parks slowed noticeably in the first half of this year, primarily due to the lack of supply of suitable assets, according to broker JLL. There is a noticeable trend towards more deals, but the average deal... more

Sep 21, 2017 10:58 AM Markets

Lending Market

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Germany’s lending market appears to be losing its mojo, according to a raft of data published over the summer. more

Sep 19, 2017 10:00 AM Markets

Dr. Thomas Beyerle

Dr. Thomas Beyerle

Is the Prop-Tech revolution really happening in Germany? A recent conference in Hamburg, jointly organised by academic institutions EBS Real Estate Management Institute and the IMMOEBS e.V., asked just how much is changing in Germany's drive... more

Sep 18, 2017 10:00 AM Markets

Student apartment

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Rising rents in German cities, coupled with an overbuild in rural areas could put the brakes on the residential market, the Cologne Institute for Economic Research (IW) warned this month. more

Sep 14, 2017 10:00 AM Markets